This is not a drill. Yes, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is finally welcoming travelers from over 49 countries including all EU citizens, US, Japan, New Zealand, Ukraine, and Australia (to name a few) for tourism, signaling an important turning point for this majestic country.
We’re sure you’ve seen ads all over social media recently where various catch phrases like ‘This is not the Maldives’ or ‘this is not Bali’ were shown, while clips of top destinations like Rub Al Khali, Jeddah’s Old Souq, Red Sea diving spots are flashed on the screen — All scenic places most didn’t know existed, until now.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have seen images like this:
Nabataeans south of Petra in Jordan
The UAE has been known to embrace foreign cultures as highlighted by this 2019 being dubbed as ‘Year of Tolerance’. KSA following this trend is an exciting breakthrough not only for this part of the world, but globally.
For more info, visit: whereintheworld.co ; additional credits: The National & Gulf News.